Refreshing Watermelon Mint Agua Fresca


Quench your thirst with Summer Breeze: Refreshing Watermelon Mint Agua Fresca. This delightful drink is the essence of summer in a glass, blending the sweetness of ripe watermelon with the coolness of fresh mint. It's light, hydrating, and incredibly refreshing, perfect for sipping on hot days, at barbecues, or as a vibrant addition to any brunch. Easy to prepare and irresistibly delicious, this agua fresca is a sure way to bring a splash of joy to your day.

Refreshing Watermelon Mint Agua Fresca

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Serving Size: 1 glass (approximately 250ml)

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 60 kcal
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 12g


  • 4 cups cubed watermelon, seeds removed
  • 2 cups cold water
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons honey or sugar (optional)
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Ice cubes (for serving)

Detailed Method of Preparation

  • In a blender, combine watermelon, water, lime juice, and honey or sugar if using. Blend until smooth.
  • Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher to remove any pulp.
  • Add fresh mint leaves to the pitcher. Stir well.
  • Refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice cubes in glasses.
  • Garnish each glass with additional mint leaves or lime slices.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Use seedless watermelon for easier preparation.
  • Adjust the sweetness to your liking with honey or sugar.
  • Slap the mint leaves between your hands before adding to release their aroma.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this agua fresca in advance?

Yes, it can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

How can I make it more festive?

Add a splash of sparkling water for some fizz.

Can I use a different fruit?

Absolutely, try with cantaloupe, honeydew, or cucumber.